Timber Inventory: a primer for landowners
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Keywords

Timber Cruise
Forest Inventory
Tree Measurements
Timber
Timber Volume

How to Cite

Dooner, John, and Michael Andreu. 2020. “Timber Inventory: A Primer for Landowners”. EDIS 2020 (2), 7. https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/116452.

Abstract

This 7-page fact sheet written by John Dooner and Michael Andreu and published by the UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation outlines a process called timber cruising, surveying timber inventory to estimate the current volume and value of a timber stand. The authors explain the process of timber cruising from initial tree-level measurements to the final total stand-level estimates and various methods for conducting the cruise.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/fr426

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